Fund Investment Risk Manager

Dublin City Centre
23 Sep 2019

Fund Investment Risk Manager

Daily Rate Contract - Fund Investment Risk Manager

You will have Investment risk management responsibilities on behalf of funds (UCITS, QIFs, Cayman etc.), issuance vehicles (private and regulated) as well as other off-balance sheet vehicles in a wide range of financial instruments (shares, fixed income, currencies, private and mutual funds, loans, derivatives in listed and OTC format etc.)

Reporting to the CEO and responsibility includes the design and oversight of adequate processes, procedures and controls and working closely with front-office, service and control functions of the bank to assure a high degree of quality management.

You will be actively involved in the product development for the fund and securitised issuance platforms within Investment Products & Platforms which include, among others, swap based and third party managed funds in various legal formats (on a wide range of traditional and alternative asset classes and investment strategies) as well as Luxembourg securitisation vehicles for private and public offering and a Fiduciary Notes platform.

This includes the participation in the collaborative design, implementation and execution of bespoke client mandates for funds and note issuances, the involvement in the design as well as the implementation of new platforms and fund umbrellas, the harmonization of existing platforms and design and supervision of appropriate operational models, valuation and control frameworks.

The role is integrated in a larger product and governance set up that spans a number of jurisdictions and is a CBI regulated Controlled Function role (PCF-14 Head of Risk and PCF-39 Designated Person for Fund Risk Management).

Your expertise :

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in portfolio/investment risk management, covering VaR, stress testing, liquidity.
  • Extensive experience with derivatives and financial instruments on different asset classes.
  • A strong numerical background and good comprehension of passive and semi-passive investment strategies
  • Strong analytical skills gained from several years of experience in the investment risk management space
  • Good understanding of Irish UCITS and AIFMD rules, especially around portfolio risk, leverage (commitment, gross and sum-of-notionals), derivatives and VaR
  • Good understanding of issuance programs and various legal product wrappers eg funds (UCITS, QIF, Section 110 Companies, etc.)
  • University degree in relevant area (financial engineering, statistics, etc).
  • Professional qualifications; one or more of CFA, CAIA, FRM, PRM, ACA, ACCA, CIMA

All interested candidates should send CVS to Susan Nix -

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.

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